Una obra sobre travesías (A play about journeys)
Conceived and written by Marissa Chibas
Directed by Martin Acosta

CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) and Duende CalArts proudly present the world premiere of Shelter, a movement-based theatrical performance that shares stories of the massive human crisis of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border and passing through the U.S. deportation shelter system, unraveling the painful truths of immigration. Shelter is written and conceived by Marissa Chibas, directed by Mexico City-based director Martin Acosta, and choreographed by Fernando Belo.

This summer Shelter was presented at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. Watch the full-length video below:

CalArts Center for New Performance is a participant in the Global Connections–IN the LAB program, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for the professional not-for-profit American theatre.

Shelter was awarded an Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for community-based art projects.

Photos: Steven Gunther, CalArts

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